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Hotels and villas in Velika, guest houses. Holidays at the sea and the mountain.
Velika is located 3 km from the sea resort of Lozenets, 10 km from Tsarevo and 60 km from Burgas, at the foot of the Strandzha Mountain. During the Ilinden Uprising a part of the old village of Poturnak was burned and the population was displaced, but after the Second Balkan War in 1913, the families of the Thracian village of Velika settled here and in 1937 the village took its present name. Its location near the beautiful beaches of Lozenets which is only 3 km away, the cool forests of Strandzha and tranquility of the village make it an attractive place for people looking for peace and quiet for their holiday, away from the commercial resorts. For this purpose there are many villas and guest houses in Velika, as well as family hotels, which provide comforts for a full rest. The proximity of Strandzha is a prerequisite for year-round tourism. The rural and ecotourism is also developed. One of the biggest attractions of Velika is the unique botanical garden that has been gathered for over 30 years. It contains about 1,700 species of cactus, subtropical, tropical and other plants. During the walk in the garden, the visitors get information for each plant, and those who wish may even buy seedlings. In the vicinity of Velika there is a fortress and traces of a Roman road, and a tourist route starts from here that passes through the natural landmark of Popovi Skali, the area of Skokat, along the border of the reserve of Tisovitsa, the valley of the river Trionska, the Bosnensko Summit, and it ends at Chapel of St. Trinity. Along the route there are places to relax and refresh with beech, oak and hornbeam forests. The area around Velika is suitable for cycling and fishing enthusiasts can practice sport fishing in both the lake and Trionska river, as well as at sea. Velika holiday makers may go to the beach in Kiten, Lozenets, Tsarevo. There are many beaches in the region, and the famous Silistar is nearby.
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